Hill Dickinson has announced the upcoming closure of its Sheffield office after Kennedys hired a casualty claims team from the firm. The 24-member team included partners and support staff. Partners Paul Bedford, Alan
Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that the firm plans to open an office in Monaco next year. The new office will focus on European shipping and finance matters, and will be led by Dimitri Sofianopoulos, who will also
Hill Dickinson has announced that it will be searching for a chief operating officer (COO) as the firm undergoes leadership restructuring. The new COO will be the first to hold such a position at the shipping and
Clyde & Co has hired a Hill Dickinson maritime partner for its Hong Kong office. Anthony Woo has worked at Hill Dickinson since 2014, and advises on charter party disputes, salvage and collision claims, and summonses.
Hill Dickinson has promoted three lawyers to partner. Manchester shipping specialist Paula Warnock, Manchester employment lawyer Michael Wright, and London shipping lawyer Jeff Park all got the promotion nod this round.
The remaining pieces of Matthew Arnold & Baldwin have been acquired and the firm will cease to provide services at the end of January. Merge talks had been ongoing last year with Dentons, but did not materialize. A week
Al Tamimi & Company, a Middle East firm, is hiring Stephen Lansdown, Hill Dickinson's head of commercial, to be the head of its Qatar office. Lansdown will take over for Mohamed Khodeir, who will be moving to the firm's
Hill Dickinson is growing its commercial disputes practice in Hong Kong, bringing on Bryan O'Hare in its Hong Kong office. O'Hare comes to the firm from Hogan Lovells, where he was formerly a senior counsel. At Hogan
A team of four lawyers from Hill Dickinson’s marine, trade and energy practice have left the firm in order to start a new small firm, called Waterside Solicitors. Two of the lawyers were partners at the firm, Andrew
Hill Dickinson has announced that about 30 jobs are at risk of being cut, pending a 30-day consultation period. Just a year ago, the firm cut 40 positions in its counter fraud team. The cuts this year will be made in its